Pakistan Navy Base Attack

  • 'Pak insiders helped plan navy base attack' May 23, 2011

    Karachi: Terming the Taliban attack on the Mehran naval air base as a "big security lapse", Pakistani defense and political analysts on Monday said that "insiders" were facilitating the militants in their deadly agenda and asked the government and military to wake up to this. The daring attack by the...
  • Attacks in Pakistan since Osama's killing May 23, 2011

    Islamabad: The following is a timeline of violent incidents in Pakistan since the May 2 killing of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a US commandos operation in Abbottabad: May 22/23: Fierce gunfights raged overnight as heavilyarmed terrorists stormed a key military facility in Karachi, destroyed two surveillance aircraft and...
  • Chinese among hostages at Karachi navy base May 23, 2011

    Islamabad: Chinese military personnel are among the hostages taken by terrorists who stormed a Pakistani naval facility in Karachi, a media report said on Monday. BBC reported that the rebels, who struck at PNS Mehran, were holding people hostages, including Chinese military personnel. Xinhua said the terrorist have retreated into a building...
  • 17hour siege at Pakistani naval base ends May 24, 2011

    Karachi: After a 17hour long brazen siege, Pakistan retook control of its key naval base on Monday. 12 commandos were killed, many others were injured before the elite commandos backed by hundreds of paramilitary retook control of the Mehran naval base. According to reports, four militants were killed in the fierce...